Digha is a seaside resort in the state of West Bengal in India. It is located in Medinipur district and on the northern end of the Bay of Bengal. Its shallow sand has shorter shields along the coastline. This is the most popular seaside resort in West Bengal.
Location : West Bengal, India. in Purba Medinipur district.
entry : Free
Timing : No time limit but people like to go at the after noon time.
Originally, there was a place called Bakerul, where Digha is located today. This name was referred to as Brighton of East in letters of Warren Hastings (1780)
An English businessman John Frank Snaith started living here in 1923 and his writings provided a good performance to this place. He convinced West Bengal Chief Minister Bidhan Chandra Roy to develop this place as a beach. An old church in Digha is famous, which can be seen near the old Digha main gate. This place is also known as Alankarpur Digha.A new mission has been developed in New Digha which is known as Sindhur Tara, which has a church near Amravati Park where you can wished for the welfare of your family and loved ones. The best way to travel is to book a local van rickshaw. There are many places where you can travel, which provides you with a refreshing, like Tajpur, Orissa border, Science City etc.
Geography of Digha in kolkata
Digha is located at 21.68 ° N 87.55 ° E. Its average height is 6 meters (20 feet).
It is situated at a distance of 183 km (114 miles) from Kolkata / Howrah, which is through Mecheda and 234 km (145 miles) through Kharagpur, this proximity to this small halt to emerge as a popular weekend Which has many good hotels and tourist lodge. Digha is connected to Kolkata-Howrah by rail link through Highway and Tamluk. Now many trains, including DURONTO EXPRESS, run between Digha and Howrah and other stations in eastern India.
Hospital in Digha
There is a district hospital in Old Digha which provides good medical care.
Ramnagar I (part) near Digha police station is a part of the CD block. It includes an area of 3,153 km2 with a population of 35,054. It is located in old Digha. Digha Mohana is located in the coastal police station Digha .